Hyun-Min Hwang, Ph.D.
Hyun-Min Hwang, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of Environmental and Interdisciplinary Sciences at Texas Southern University. He earned a Ph.D. degree from Texas A & M University in Environmental Chemistry and Oceanography. He has a M.S. Degree in Environmental Chemistry, Earth and Marine Sciences from Hanyang University in Korea and B.S. degree in Earth and Marine Sciences from Hanyang University in Korea. He worked as a research scientist in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Davis and as a postdoctoral research scientist in the Department of Chemistry at George Mason University prior to joining Texas Southern University.
Dr. Hwang research interests are sediment and water quality assessment, sustainable agriculture and adaptation to climate change and stormwater runoff best management practices.
Professor Hwang has served as principal investigator of research activities such as identifying sources of pollutants (e.g., PM2.5, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, trace metals) in air, water, and soil, inequity in health risk linked to elevated levels of pollutants in low income communities, indoor pollution by flame retardants, influence of pavement rehabilitation on stormwater runoff quality, and removal of pollutants in stormwater runoff. He served as an editorial board member for the Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A.